Monthly Archives: March 2015

International Bipolar Foundation’s Essay Contest

Approximately 60 million people worldwide have bipolar disorder, also known as manic-depressive illness. Learning about bipolar disorder can help students understand the impact this disease has on those affected by it. Just as it’s likely that you know someone affected by bipolar disorder, it’s also likely that you’ve heard misinformation about this brain disorder. That inaccurate information can wind up… Read more »

Work & Learn: 2015 Summer Program

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YESS (Youth Employment and Support Services) and One Stop Employment Solutions are currently accepting applications for the Work & Learn: 2015 Summer Program. Criteria is listed below: 17 – 21 years old (up to 24 years old after July 1, 2015) Resident of Lancaster or Saunders County Looking for a summer job Thinking about continuing education after high school To… Read more »

St. Elizabeth’s Health Occupations Camp & Internship Programs

Students are reminded that the deadline for applications for the St. Elizabeth Camp and Internship programs is next Wednesday, April 1.  (Note:  This was changed from May 1) There are 10 camper positions and 6 internships. 2015 St. E’s Health Occupations Internship Brochure 2015 St. E’s Health Occupations Internship Application 2015 St. E’s Health Occupations Camp Brochure 2015 St. E’s… Read more »

Diversity Connection Scholarships

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Chief Standing Bear Journey for Justice 2 $1,500 Scholarships Deadline: April 1, 2015 McDonalds’ Chief Standing Bear Essay 4 Kindle e-Readers, Arch card Deadline: April 3, 2015 2015 Chief Standing Bear Scholarship 2 $2,500 Scholarships Deadline: April 3, 2015 Young Native Writers Essay Contest 4 $2,500 scholarships, Trip to Washington, DC Deadline: April 15, 2015

Indian Center Inc. Scholarship

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The Indian Center Inc. is offering scholarships that range from $500 – $1000. The recipients will be notified prior to the Lincoln Indian Center’s Powwow on August 15th. Deadline: July 15th, 2015 To access the app and additional information, please click the links shown below: 2015 Indian Center Scholarship Application 2015 Indian Center Scholarship Rubric

2015 US Service Academy & Military Information Day

Congressman Fortenberry recently announced that in collaboration with the offices of Senator Deb Fischer and Senator Ben Sasse, he will be hosting the   2015 U.S. Service Academy & Military Information Day   Saturday, March 28, 2015 Lincoln East High School 1000 South 70th Street Lincoln, Nebraska   DOORS OPEN ~ 9:15 a.m. Program ~ 10 a.m. CONCLUDES ~ 12:00… Read more »

NCAA Amateurism Certification Request Reminder For Students

Beginning April 1, students enrolling in college fall 2015 will have the opportunity to request final amateurism certification. Prior to the final amateurism request, please remind your fall enrollees of the following: Be sure information in the registration is accurate (i.e., email, date of birth, enrollment period); Be sure to enter all sports that need an amateurism certification; Be sure… Read more »

NCAA Division I Requirements

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The requirements are changing for students who enroll full time at an NCAA Division I school after August 1, 2016. Students must graduate high school and meet ALL the following requirements: Complete 16 core courses: Four years of English Three years of math (Algebra 1 or higher) Two years of natural/physical science (including one year of lab science if your… Read more »

NMC (Nebraska Methodist College) Healthcare Career Camp

The NMC Healthcare Career Camp will be open to students, grade 9-12, who are interested in gaining hands-on experience in several healthcare careers. Students will experience: Nursing Radiologic Technology Medical Laboratory Science Sonography Physical Therapy Assistant Respiratory Therapy Surgical Technology Basic Life Support Phlebotomy Microbiology Human A&P in our cadaver lab! Students will live on campus in the Nebraska Methodist… Read more »